Shoppers' Concerns Over Prices May Be Coming Back, Batenic Says

LAS VEGAS — Price was not one of consumers' top 10 concerns in a 2013 study of shopper trends released by the National Grocers Association, though that statistic could already be changing, Mark Batenic, president and chief operating officer of IGA, Chicago, said here Tuesday during a panel discussion at the 30th annual NGA Show.

"That is a surprising statistic," he said, "but it could be changing as we speak, given the changes since January in tax laws that

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